Backbone

  • 1 Backbone — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda La palabra backbone se refiere a las principales conexiones troncales de Internet. Está compuesta de un gran número de routers comerciales, gubernamentales, universitarios y otros de gran capacidad interconectados… …

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  • 2 Backbone — Back bone (b[a^]k b[=o]n ), n. [2d back, n. + bone.] [1913 Webster] 1. The column of bones in the back which sustains and gives firmness to the frame; the spine; the vertebral or spinal column. [1913 Webster] 2. Anything like, or serving the… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 Backbone — may mean:* Vertebral column, of a vertebrate organism * Backbone chain, in polymer chemistry, the framework of the molecule * Backbone Entertainment, a video game development company * Backbone network, the top level of a hierarchical network *… …

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  • 4 Backbone — Backbone: Internet backbone Backbone network Backbone Entertainment  производитель видеоигр Backbone (альбом Бони Джеймса) Бэкбэун  сообщество в округе Alleghany, Виргиния …

    Википедия

  • 5 Backbone — (engl. „Rückgrat“) bezeichnet: in der Biochemie das Grundgerüst von Proteinen und Nukleinsäuren, siehe Backbone (Biochemie) in der Telekommunikation einen verbindenden Kernbereich eines Telekommunikationsnetzes mit sehr hohen Bandbreiten, siehe… …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 6 backbone — [n1] strength of character courage, determination, firmness, fortitude, grit, guts, hardihood, heart, intestinal fortitude*, mettle, moral fiber, nerve, pluck, resolution, resolve, spunk, stamina, steadfastness, tenacity, toughness, will,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 7 backbone — I noun ardor, audacity, boldness, cornerstone, courage, dependency, determination, earnestness, embodiment, endurance, firmness, fortitude, gist, ground, indefatigability, intestinal fortitude, main point, mainstay, marrow, mettle, nerve, pillar …

    Law dictionary

  • 8 backbone — spine, early 14c., from BACK (Cf. back) (n.) + BONE (Cf. bone). Figurative sense of strength of character is attested from 1843 …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 9 backbone — 1 back, *spine, vertebrae, chine 2 grit, guts, sand, *fortitude, pluck Analogous words: *courage, resolution, tenacity, mettle, spirit: courageousness, intrepidity, dauntlessness, valiancy (see corresponding adjectives at BRAVE): nerve, * …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 10 backbone — ► NOUN 1) the spine. 2) the chief support of a system or organization. 3) strength of character …

    English terms dictionary

  • 11 backbone — [bak′bōn΄] n. [ME bakbon: see BACK1 & BONE] 1. the column of bones along the center of the back of vertebrate animals, including humans, made up of separate bones connected by the spinal cord, ligaments, and disk shaped cartilage; spine: see… …

    English World dictionary

  • 12 Backbone — Back|bone 〈[ bæ̣kboʊn] n. 15 oder m. 6; EDV〉 leistungsfähiges Basisnetz, an das andere Netzwerke angeschlossen werden können [engl., eigtl. „Rückgrat“] * * * Back|bone [ bɛkboʊn], der od. das; s, s [engl. backbone, eigtl. = Rückgrat, Wirbelsäule] …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 13 backbone — [[t]bæ̱kboʊn[/t]] backbones 1) N COUNT Your backbone is the column of small linked bones down the middle of your back. Syn: spine 2) N SING: usu with poss The backbone of an organization or system is the part of it that gives it its main strength …

    English dictionary

  • 14 backbone — Network used to interconnect several networks together. Chicago Mercantile Exchange Glossary * * * backbone UK US /ˈbækbəʊn/ noun [C, usually singular] ● the backbone (of sth) Cf. the backbone of sth ► COMMUNICATIONS, IT the system of equipment… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 15 backbone — n. courage the backbone to + inf. (will he have the backbone to tell the truth?) * * * [ bækbəʊn] [ courage ] the backbone to + inf. (will he have the backbone to tell the truth?) …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 16 backbone — back|bone [ˈbækbəun US boun] n ↑backbone, ↑breastbone, ↑collarbone, ↑kneecap, ↑pelvis, ↑skull, ↑spine, ↑rib 1.) the row of connected bones that go down the middle of your back = ↑spine …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 backbone */ — UK [ˈbækˌbəʊn] / US [ˈbækˌboʊn] noun Word forms backbone : singular backbone plural backbones 1) [countable] the row of small bones that goes down the middle of your back 2) [uncountable] the determination and strong personality that you need in… …

    English dictionary

  • 18 backbone — /ˈbækboʊn / (say bakbohn) noun 1. the spinal or vertebral column; the spine. 2. something resembling a backbone in appearance, position, or function. 3. strength of character; resolution. 4. a series of high speed connections that forms a major… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 19 backbone — back|bone [ bæk,boun ] noun * 1. ) count the row of small bones that goes down the middle of your back: SPINE 2. ) uncount the determination and strong personality that you need in order to do what is right or deal with a difficult situation:… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 20 backbone — noun 1 (C) the row of connected bones that go down the middle of your back; spine (1) 2 the backbone of the most important part of an organization, set of ideas etc: The manufacturing sector forms the backbone of the country s economy. 3 (U)… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English